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van Bengale Genealogy and van Bengale Family History Information

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  • Angela Ansiela van Bengale, SM/PROG (c.1648 - 1720)
    Angela/Ansela van Bengale Arrived at the Cape on board the Amerfoort by Pieter Kemp in 1656/7. She was born about 1648 in Bengal, India. She was bapt. on 29 April 1668 at Nederduitsch Gereformeer...
  • Anna Groothenning van Bengale, SM/PROG (1672 - c.1719)
    Anna Groothenning van Bengale was a South African Slave from Bengal, India circa 1700 at de Caep de Goede Hoop, owned by Hans Kasper Geringer mtDNA Haplogroup M There is conflicting information regar...
  • Anthonij Jansz van Bengale, SV/PROG (1638 - 1682)
    Anthonij Jansz van Bengale Born c.1646 Bengal. Baptism 12 September 1670 Cape Town Marriage Catharina van Paliacatta on 20 December 1671 Cape of Good Hope. Died before 17 December 1682 ...
  • Catharina Bock b3 (1705 - d.)
    Birth Date 1705 Death Date 1740 First Name Catharina Last Name Gaucher Maiden Name Bock Gender Female Catharina Bok The First Fifty Years Project Born before 27 December 1705 Father...
  • Catharina van Bengale, SM/PROG (1651 - d.)
    The First Fifty Years Project - Extract "Amongst the Huguenot families there also were people of colour. The first owners of the farm Rust en Vrede were the French family Jacques and Marie-Madele...

About the van Bengale surname

In the early years of South Africa slaves was called only by name and inhereted the place of origin as a surname by way of calling. Bengaal - or in this case as English it will be, van Bengale - is situated in Indië.